Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 6th Aug 2012 11:12 UTC
Apple Mat Honan got hacked, and lost all the data on his MacBook, iPad, and iPhone. How? Somebody broke into his iCloud account. Brute force attack? Simple password? No, not really - the hacker called Apple tech support, and convinced the person on the phone he was really Mat Honan. Apple then reset the iCloud password. The dangers of a monoculture, kids. Even Steve Wozniak has doubts about everything going into the cloud.
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RE[2]: oh, FFS...
by maccouch on Mon 6th Aug 2012 12:51 UTC in reply to "RE: oh, FFS..."
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then what does the "monoculture" stand for?

regarding the cloud, i agree with you. several physical and cloud backups, fragmented in "silos" if possible/desirable. but like i said below, this is a game we can't win, only stall.

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